PGMA to keynote 3-day CREBA confab in Cagayan de Oro City

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 7 –- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is set to grace on Thursday the three-day 2009 Chamber of Real Estate Brokers Association (CREBA) National Convention at the Grand Caprice Restaurant, Lim Ket Kai Complex, in this region’s frontier city of Cagayan de Oro.

CREBA officers and members coming from various cities and provinces in the country will converge here from October 8 to 11, and tackles real estate and other economic opportunities.

The Chief Executive will give the keynote speech, and will talk on the theme: "Pinoy Economic Stimuli in a Global Recession – MASS Housing and World Class Tourism".

Top regional, provincial and city officials led by City Mayor Constantino Jaraula, CREBA officers and other police and Army commanders will welcome the President upon arrival at Lim Ket Kai Complex. The President will be accompanied by some of her Cabinet members.

Pilar J. Jamandre, Northern Mindanao regional officer of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) said the President might also touch topic on economic upliftment that can alleviate the people in the countryside.

The region’s HLURB official, who is also the CREBA program and invitations committee chairperson said the three-day affair will emphasize on real estate opportunities through mass housing and tourism development as the region poses to become the leading regional economy in Mindanao.

She said some prominent economists, big name in the real estate business and government officials had been invited as speakers of the three-day confab, and to present the current state of the international and local economy and highlight the real estate business opportunities in the market for mass housing, tourism, recreation and retirement destination in the country.

The CREBA convention will showcase real estate development in the city, the neighboring areas as well as projects made by national players, a housing and trade fair will be held at the Lim Ke Kai Rotunda, during the confab.

The occasion will be done thru the collaborative efforts of the city government and other local government units of the region, Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation, Inc., Oro Bankers and the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).

Attached agencies, namely: The Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), National Housing Authority (NHA), National Home Mortgage and Financing Corporation (NHMFC), Socialized Housing and Financial Corporation (SHFC) and the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), also are hands-on of the said CREBA confab. (PNA)



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